Varadero tourists best spot,
a privileged and exotic natural environment.
Varadero spectacular beach resort has been a favorite spot for Canadians. Topless blondes recline on equally blonde beaches. If all you want is sun, sand and sea then Varadero is just for you.
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Varadero offer deluxe and budgets resorts. Most of the deluxe hotels sit over their own private beaches.
Water sports abound,
snorkeling and scuba diving.
In all the beaches in Cuba the sand was made of grated silver also mixed with diamond dust. The main beach is a virtually unbroken 21 km long swath that widens and improves eastward then breaks up into smaller beaches divided by rocks.
High quality hotels good water sports little crime. Semi-nude sunbathingis tolerated at Varadero. Topless bathing is common among Europeans. There are some good discos, bars and clubs include the Eclipse, La Bamba and Habana Cafe. Most nightlife centered on the hotels.
Evening entertainment at the hotels is high quality, with plenty of traditional Cuban music and dancing. Cuban snacks to try include corn fritters, known as fruitera de maiz. Cuba Libre cocktail made from local rum
and famous Cuban drink Mochito.
The largest resorts complex in the Caribbean. The national tourists started to coming here in 1872, but the international development didn't begin until 1930's when the US chemical millionaire Irenee Dupont Nemours built a large estate on the peninsula. Even Mafia boss Al Capone used to holiday in Varadero.
This former elitist resort, 34 km east of Matanzas and 140 km east of Havana, is fronted by a stunning white sandy beach which, is bathed by the warm waters of the Gulf Stream. Flocks of egrets and occasional pelicans fly by, skimming over a sea of stunning blue. The resort occupies a narrow peninsula centered on a Cuban town which has a small population.
Varadero is Cuba's premier beach resort, set on a sheltered peninsula with what many claim to be one of the finest beaches in the Caribbean. You can stop in at virtually any hotel or any of the various restaurants fronted by shady ranchitas that line the beach. Warm, clear and shallow waters lap the soft, white sandy beaches. Sun seekers paradise with growing numbers of Americans flouting the US government ban on travel.
Strictly speaking, Varadero is the name of the beach area. It lies on the north, ocean-facing side of a 21 km long peninsula called Punta Hicacos actually a slender island, which encloses Cárdenas Bay and is separated from the mainland by a hairline inlet, the Laguna de Paso Malo. The peninsula is only 1.2 km at its widest point. It slopes to the northeast, where its tip "Hicacos Pointis" the northernmost point of Cuba.
There are lots of exiting tours and sightseeing's. Josone Park, in the center of Varadero, is a nature area with restaurants and cultural events which can be toured by horse and carriage from resort hotels. There is also a dolphin aquarium with shows. Among excursions from Varadero are a Jungle Tour on jet skis through the waterways, a submarine trip to the offshore reefs, a boat trip on the Canimar River, helicopter trip to the Yumuri Valley and the nearby Bellamar Caves.
Daytrip to Havana, just over 2 hours away by road, is a must. Daytrip flights also operate to Trinidad. Unesco World Heritage Site on the south coast with perfectly preserved colonial houses and streets.
Highlight of your holidays - Catamaran Cruise.
Varadero's most exiting tour, full-day, half-day or sunset sail cruises from Chapelin Marina located almost at the end of the peninsula,
take a one day trip on modern catamaran to magnificent Cayo Blanco.
Explore beautiful beaches of the Group of Cayos Blancos islands truly magnificent unspoiled Caribbean wildness, enjoy coral reef snorkeling, swimming and dancing.
On board open bar with traditional Cuban cocktails, cold beer and delicious lobster, shrimp or chicken lunch served on all full-day cruises, info and reservation in your hotel